Ford Motor is spending $1 billion to take over a budding robotics startup to acquire more expertise needed to reach its ambitious goal of having a fully driverless vehicle on the road by 2021.
The big bet...
Thursday, Feb 9, 2017 at 03:53 PM PST
Celebrity Megaphone Fails to Lure Users to Twitter
Many people have heard of Twitter. Not enough of them are signing up to use it.
Twitter's role as a megaphone for the U.S. president, countless celebrities and businesses hasn't attracted regular people to the...
Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017 at 10:04 AM PST
Uber Taps NASA Engineer to Boost Flying Car Initiative
A bettor using his phone app put $1.1 million on the Atlanta Falcons plus 3 points in the Super Bowl, part of an influx of money that could make Sunday a record day in Las Vegas sports books. The unidentified...
Sunday, Feb 5, 2017 at 01:01 PM PST
Uber Buying Plane Tickets for Stranded Company Drivers
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick says his company is buying plane tickets for stranded drivers now that a federal judge has put a hold on President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the United States by people from seven...
Saturday, Feb 4, 2017 at 12:40 PM PST
What Will H-1B Visa Restrictions Mean for Silicon Valley?
Snap Inc., owner of the popular disappearing-messages service Snapchat, seeks to raise up to $3 billion in an initial public offering.
That number may change based on investor demand. Facebook raised $16 billion...